Site Sourcing Manager

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Facebook designs, builds, leases, and operates the most innovative and efficient data centers in the world. Locating, developing and managing this data center infrastructure the "right" way is synonymous with ensuring high uptime, capacity availability, flexibility and capital and operational cost efficiency. Facebook is seeking an experienced, organized, and collaborative Site Sourcing Manager to join the Data Center Site Selection team. A qualified Site Sourcing Manager candidate has experience working with large, complex deals and a general knowledge of the legal agreements that accompany them. The Site Sourcing Manager has the ability to think both strategically and analytically, develop out-of-the box solutions and is able to navigate the challenges that accompany real estate development projects and portfolios of large magnitude. Domestic travel is required (25%+).
Site Sourcing Manager Responsibilities
  • Assist in development of Facebook’s owned data center location strategy and assist with the site selection effort for real estate, with a heavy focus on sourcing and initial due diligence for identified sites
  • Partner with teams focused on economic development incentives, energy and utilities, network connectivity, legal, policy, and financial considerations while performing initial diligence on sites and as needed during development stages
  • Assist in feasibility discussions and contract negotiations with service providers, property owners, economic development agencies, and utility companies
  • Assist in negotiation of letters of intent, land or building purchases, economic development incentives, water and sewer supply, and other site-specific agreements
  • Support energy negotiations, including coordination of costs and schedules
  • Partner with internal organizations including capacity planning, energy teams, data center design, construction, network engineering, legal, policy, communications and finance
  • Assist in preparation of project location recommendations and present to management for approval
  • Develop portfolio management metrics and tracking mechanisms for site sourcing efforts
Minimum Qualifications
  • Bachelor's degree in Business, Civil Engineering, City Planning or related
  • 4+ years of experience in site selection, commercial real estate, data center or other capital project or infrastructure analysis and or development
  • Experience with real estate agreements, including some experience with contract formation and contract negotiations
  • Experience with large real estate development projects and coordinating with internal staff, consultants, vendors and external stakeholders
  • Experience communicating commercial, market and contractual details to all organizational levels
  • Experience with developing and managing requests for proposals
  • Experience with analyzing and summarizing large sets of data based on predetermined parameters
  • 2+ years of experience in Excel and PowerPoint and/or Keynote
Preferred Qualifications
  • Advanced technical degree, law degree or MBA
  • Experience in data center development
  • Experience with representing business interests to governments (state, county and local), utilities, potential suppliers, and other stakeholders
  • Experience in negotiating large contracts
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Meta builds technologies that help people connect, find communities, and grow businesses. When Facebook launched in 2004, it changed the way people connect. Apps like Messenger, Instagram and WhatsApp further empowered billions around the world. Now, Meta is moving beyond 2D screens toward immersive experiences like augmented and virtual reality to help build the next evolution in social technology. People who choose to build their careers by building with us at Meta help shape a future that will take us beyond what digital connection makes possible today—beyond the constraints of screens, the limits of distance, and even the rules of physics.
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(Colorado only*) Estimated salary of $124,000/year + bonus + equity + benefits
*Note: Disclosure as required by sb19-085(8-5-20)
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